The books and articles below constitute a bibliography of the sources used. Mar 31, 2020 antony gormley at the white cube gallery, london. He is well known for his sculptures that use a cast of his own body as their starting point and for his largescale, outdoor installations such as angel of the north 1998 and another place 1997. The british artist known for his public installations which often inspire many creative selfies is about to open a new solo exhibition in new york. In the 1980s, he pioneered the concept of casting the body in a variety of poses to evoke universal ideas relating to the human conditiona subject that remains a major theme in his work today. Reliable information about the coronavirus covid19 is available from the world health organization current situation, international travel. Njatin, artists choice text by st augustine, writings by antony gormley.
Body and soul, contemporary sculpture centre, tokyo, japan. Varying the aesthetic and metaphysical results of the humanist subject matter that gormley tackles could be seen as difficult, but over the course of ten years and three. Discover book depositorys huge selection of antony gormley books online. Oct 01, 2017 illustrated with hundreds of images that explore the true scale and impact of gormley s workmany never published beforecomplemented with caigersmiths critical narrative, this book is a comprehensive survey of a truly monumental career. British sculptor antony gormley in conversation with jan van boeckel about his work and inspiration. In a certain way, antony gormley s concrete pieces also stage, for the adventurous or doubting spectator, a drama of the mystery of incarnation. Oct 01, 1995 this book is the definitive guide to gormleys career. Sir antony mark david gormley, obe born 30 august 1950, is a british sculptor.
Pdf extreme measures catalogue essay for antony gormley. Antony gormley is widely acclaimed for his sculptures, installations and public artworks that investigate the relationship of the human body to space. Antony gormley has 30 books on goodreads with 683 ratings. The antony gormley exhibition is a lovely show, full of. Online shopping from a great selection at books store. She is a great fan of anthony gormley and highly recommend this book. Weekend tickets to antony gormley are almost sold out but friends of the ra can visit any time, including during sold out slots. The catalog features fullspread installation views of the salzburg exhibition, an essay and an artist interview, which draws connections to gormley s celebrated early works such as the angel of the north 1998. Sculpture is the greatest agent of change of all art forms gormley is once again getting a warm reception at imma, having been part of the gallerys inaugural exhibition in. All orders are custom made and most ship worldwide within 24 hours.
His work has developed the potential opened up by sculpture since the 1960s through a critical engagement with both his own body and those of others. In these artworks he examined aspects of the human presence in the world, often employing more than one figure placed within a landscape or cityscape. Field and other figures, modern art museum of fort worth, texas, usa. Conceived in close collaborations with the artists, its imprint is known for high production values, scholarly texts and unique designs.
Antony gormley is one of britains most important contemporary sculptors, and installations of his work have taken place all over the world. Following in the footsteps of ai weiwei and anselm kiefer, antony gormley will be the next artist to take over our main galleries with a series of works that test the scale and light of the ras architecture. Sculptor antony gormley is well known for casts of his own body, which. Hes the creator of the iconic angel of the north and various other installations around the world, including pieces in both england and america.
Sir antony mark david gormley, obe born 30 august 1950 is a british sculptor. Antony gormley has long had an active interest in the choreographic worlds of merce cunningham, trisha brown, lucinda childs, pina bausch, bill forsythe, siobhan davies and michael clarke. Time horizon, parco archeologico di scolacium, roccelletta di borgia, catanzaro, italy. Dec 1, 2016 this pin was discovered by material pie. The exhibition features installations including gormley s sleeping field, which is composed of nearly 600 small iron sculptures resembling hundreds of individual. Photo by fiona hansonpa images via getty images the firstsite art center in colchester in the u. The book cartography design annual launched this year has a selection of some of the best maps published throughout the year of 2007. White cube has been publishing award winning monographs, exhibition catalogues and artist books since 1993. In event horizon 2007, which has been shown in london.
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At some point during your stay in india in the 1970s you were faced with a choice between the spiritual life and the artists life. One of the significant effects of a concrete piece like sense, 199i, in the context of this exhibition, is to remind us that even gormley s lead sculptures were never, in a traditional sense, iconic. Books by antony gormley author of antony gormley on. A wealthy family, gormley s father owned a pharmaceuticals company which was famously the first to work with alexander fleming to commercially produce penicillin. A city map with a detailed graphic depicting the location of antony gormleys broken column statues in stavanger norway has recently received acclaim in a new book of maps from around the world.
Making space, beeban kidron documentary, 2007, shown on channel 4 uk, november 2009. Antony gormley s most popular book is naoto fukasawa. Antony gormley artist bio and art for sale artspace. Antony gormley page 3 of 17 artanddesign the guardian. The estimated speaking fee range to book antony gormley for your event is available upon request. Antony gormleys crosby iron men get a makeover but hes. Antony gormley is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics. If you are interested in the figurative arts but not necessarily representational figurative, this is a wonderful addition to a book collection. A full range of titles, including signed books, are available from our bookshop at white cube bermondsey. In his sculptures, installations, and public artworks, antony gormley explores the relation of the human body to space and moments in time. Antony gormley sculptures for sale antony gormley art. Antony gormley the man best known for his iconic outdoor sculptures including the angel of the north returns with his latest exhibition fit, transforming.
Antony gormley is a sculptor who experiments with materials and ways of seeing the human form. Antony gormley, turner prizewinning british sculptor and draftsman best known for his work with human forms, which he created chiefly from casts of his own naked body. The box announces public art commissions by international. Jan 24, 20 sutra a unique, profoundly imagined work the guardian is a collaboration between one of europes most exciting dancerchoreographers sidi larbi cherkaoui, turner prizewinning sculptor antony.
British, born 1950 hold you signed, titled, dated and inscribed for neds fundhold you antony gormley 2019 on sheet verso carbon and casein on paper 14. Antony gormley was born in london in 1950 to a german mother and irish father. After his schooling at the benedictine monastic school in ampleforth, yorkshire, he read archeology. Books by antony gormley author of antony gormley on sculpture. Buy antony gormley on sculpture book online at low prices in. Antony gormley occupies an unusual position as a highly popular sculptor known chiefly for his angel of the north 1998, a national landmark in the uk who. Oktober 1997 livre en allemand by gormley, antony and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. Discover book depositorys huge selection of anthony gormley books online. Antony gormleys most popular book is naoto fukasawa.
Londonborn artist antony gormley seems to feel at home among renaissance masters, whose works often tackle the same topics that he finds himself embracing some 500 years later. Antony gormley, obe, is a british sculptor from london. The project asks artists to create a fun activity that will fit on an. The inspiration of pure dance, with the body released as an expressive subject in its own right, detached from concerns with narrative, has been an. Numerous and frequentlyupdated resource results are available from this search. Fm365 is the result of flying mouses project of doing one design per day for a whole year.
An extensive, largeformat publication, it is the first major retrospective of his most significant works. Antony gormley s uneven new show aims for deep and meaningful, but comes out corny, angsty and. Antony gormleys uneven new show aims for deep and meaningful, but comes out corny, angsty and repressed. Sculptor antony gormley born 1950 has become a household name, particularly in his native britain, thanks to his prominent public installations and major. From antony gormley to frida kahlo, jean renoir to heath robinson, 2017 has seen a wealth of art books. Extreme measures catalogue essay for antony gormley exhibition fit at white cube gallery in london octnov 2016. The first person to officially occupy the plinth was rachel wardell from lincolnshire. Over the past 25 years, antony gormley, perhaps britains bestknown living sculptor, has revitalized the human image in sculpture. Antony gormley s new exhibition sees londons white cube gallery divided up into 15 chambers, creating a labyrinthstyle experience for visitors to explore. Inspired designs on tshirts, posters, stickers, home decor, and more by independent artists and designers from around the world. For further information on this lot please visit the bonhams website view additional info. Click and collect from your local waterstones or get free uk delivery on orders over.
Antony gormley, louisiana museum of modern art, humlebaek, denmark. Antony gormley speakers bureau and booking agent info. Sep 29, 2016 antony gormley presents the fit exhibition in bermondsey, london, marking his 10th show for white cube nfigured into a labyrinth with 15 chambers, visitors will be faced with a. Studying buddhism in sri lanka and india between 1971 and 1974 inspired his tactile connection to conceptual questions. Mar 31, 2020 antony gormley, grayson perry, gillian wearing and jeremy deller are among those to join forces with firstsite art gallery in colchester to help put together a free downloadable pack of activities. Antony gormley and grayson perry made a downloadable. Apr 20, 2018 configured into a labyrinth with 15 chambers, antony gormley s fit exhibition encourages visitors to encounter dramatic and differently sized sculptures. He won the 1994 turner prize and has had solo exhibitions at the whitechapel, tate, and hayward galleries, white cube and the british museum, and internationally at the corcoran gallery, documenta and the venice biennale. Antony gormley is widely acclaimed for his sculptures, installations and public artworks that. The project began at 9 am on monday 6 july 2009, and ran until 14 october. The box announces public art commissions by international artists antony gormley and leonor antunes press release as excitement builds for the opening of the box later this spring, the first two names on its ambitious contemporary art programme have been revealed internationally acclaimed british artist antony gormley and leading portuguese installation artist leonor antunes.
His best known works include the angel of the north, a public sculpture in gateshead in the north of england, commissioned in 1994 and erected in february 1998, another place on crosby beach near liverpool, and event horizon, a multipart site installation which premiered in london in 2007, around madison square in. Asian field, institute of contemporary arts singapore lasallesia college of the arts, singapore. Grayson perry, antony gormley and gillian wearing create. Contacting antony gormley s management couldnt be easier. Antony gormley generally travels from and can be booked for private corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances.1245 1083 842 741 1088 216 1451 4 1243 1510 308 1474 626 1191 148 965 772 476 435 499 1048 90 1124 86 1000 43 1616 634 357 856 832 1394 281 1262 1006 1049 589 955 1231 967